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- The reflection principle $R_2$ May 20, 2016
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# Author Archives: Assaf Rinot

## A remark on Schimmerling’s question

Joint work with Ari Meir Brodsky. Abstract. Schimmerling asked whether $\square^*_\lambda$ together with GCH entails the existence of a $\lambda^+$-Souslin tree, for a singular cardinal $\lambda$. Here, we provide an affirmative answer under the additional assumption that there exists a … Continue reading

## Weak square and stationary reflection

Joint work with Gunter Fuchs. Abstract. It is well-known that the square principle $\square_\lambda$ entails the existence of a non-reflecting stationary subset of $\lambda^+$, whereas the weak square principle $\square^*_\lambda$ does not. Here we show that if $\mu^{cf(\lambda)}<\lambda$ for all $\mu<\lambda$, … Continue reading

Posted in Publications, Squares and Diamonds
Tagged 03E05, 03E35, 03E57, Diamond, Forcing Axioms, stationary reflection, weak square
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## A strong form of König’s lemma

A student proposed to me the following strong form of König’s lemma: Conjecture. Suppose that $G=(V,E)$ is a countable a graph, and there is a partition of $V$ into countably many pieces $V=\bigcup_{n<\omega}V_n$, such that: for all $n<\omega$, $V_n$ is … Continue reading

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## The 14th International Workshop on Set Theory in Luminy

I gave an invited talk at the 14th International Workshop on Set Theory in Luminy in Marseille, October 2017. Talk Title: Distributive Aronszajn trees Abstract: It is well-known that that the statement “all $\aleph_1$-Aronszajn trees are special” is consistent with ZFC … Continue reading

## A forcing axiom deciding the generalized Souslin Hypothesis

Joint work with Chris Lambie-Hanson. Abstract. We derive a forcing axiom from the conjunction of square and diamond, and present a few applications, primary among them being the existence of super-Souslin trees. It follows that for every uncountable cardinal $\lambda$, … Continue reading

Posted in Preprints, Souslin Hypothesis
Tagged 03E05, 03E35, 03E57, Diamond, Forcing Axioms, Souslin Tree, square, super-Souslin tree
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## 6th European Set Theory Conference, July 2017

I gave a 3-lecture tutorial at the 6th European Set Theory Conference in Budapest, July 2017. Title: Strong colorings and their applications. Abstract. Consider the following questions. Is the product of two $\kappa$-cc partial orders again $\kappa$-cc? Does there exist … Continue reading

Posted in Invited Talks, Open Problems
Tagged b-scale, Cohen real, Luzin set, Minimal Walks, Souslin Tree, Square-Brackets Partition Relations
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## Distributive Aronszajn trees

Joint work with Ari Meir Brodsky. Abstract. Ben-David and Shelah proved that if $\lambda$ is a singular strong-limit cardinal and $2^\lambda=\lambda^+$, then $\square^*_\lambda$ entails the existence of a $\lambda$-distributive $\lambda^+$-Aronszajn tree. Here, it is proved that the same conclusion remains … Continue reading

## ASL North American Meeting, March 2017

I gave a plenary talk at the 2017 ASL North American Meeting in Boise, March 2017. Talk Title: The current state of the Souslin problem. Abstract: Recall that the real line is that unique separable, dense linear ordering with no endpoints in … Continue reading

## MFO workshop in Set Theory, February 2017

I gave an invited talk at the Set Theory workshop in Obwerwolfach, February 2017. Talk Title: Coloring vs. Chromatic. Abstract: In a joint work with Chris Lambie-Hanson, we study the interaction between compactness for the chromatic number (of graphs) and … Continue reading

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Tagged Chromatic number, coloring number, incompactness, stationary reflection
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## The eightfold way

Joint work with James Cummings, Sy-David Friedman, Menachem Magidor, and Dima Sinapova. Abstract. Three central combinatorial properties in set theory are the tree property, the approachability property and stationary reflection. We prove the mutual independence of these properties by showing … Continue reading

Posted in Compactness
Tagged approachability ideal, Aronszajn tree, stationary reflection, Weakly compact cardinal
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